Last updated: 05/04/2023
The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect until the end of the day on May 11, 2023. Starting May 12, noncitizen nonimmigrant air passengers will no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated with an accepted COVID-19 vaccine to board a flight to the United States. For more information see Update on Change to U.S. Travel Policy Requiring COIVD-19 Vaccination for nonimmigrant travel
Entry and Exit Requirements:
- Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No
- Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No
- Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No
- Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
- Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Uzbekistan? Yes
- If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes
- COVID-19 PCR tests are available at clinics and medical facilities throughout Uzbekistan. The cost of testing is typically between 200,000 and 350,000 Uzbekistani Soum ($20-$35 USD), and is paid by the patient prior to testing. U.S. citizens should inquire with the local government (Mahalla) or hotel for the nearest clinic. The following link includes a list of known clinics in Tashkent that provide PCR tests: https://uz.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-testing-facilities/
- Test results are generally returned via the messaging app Telegram, or through clinic-specific patient portals.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
- Are vaccines available in Uzbekistan for U.S. citizens to receive?
- Covid-19 vaccines are available at various polyclinics through the country, and some vaccine clinics are located in grocery stores and bazaars. Vaccination is available for everyone in country.
- Which vaccines are available in Uzbekistan? Vaxzevria (also known as Astra Zeneca), Uzbek-Chinese vaccine ZF-UZ-VAC2001, Sputnik, Moderna, Pfizer
- Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccinesin the United States.
- 103 is the number to call an ambulance from a phone in Uzbekistan.
- 1003 is the hotline for medical questions related to COVID-19, with information provided in Russian and Uzbek only.
- Other links:
- The State Department’s COVID-19 Travel Information page
- The CDC’s page on COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
- Travel.state.gov’s Uzbekistan Country Information and Travel Advisory page: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Uzbekistan.html